Miami Diver has led the devel- opment of a unique universal steel habitat to efficiently carry out underwater repairs on almost any ship. In July 1999. a leading cruise ship operator approached Miami Diver Inc. with a damaged lip type stern seal on one of its vessels.
Heavy lift specialist Jumbo enters its heavy lift vessel MV "Jumbo Javelin" newbuild into service after having been mated with cranes successfully and passing final sea trials in the North Sea. With its 1.600 tons lift capacity, a hold space of 19,000 cu.
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) delivered the Alaskan Frontier, the first of four Alaska-class double-hull oil tankers being built for BP Oil Shipping Company, USA. Touted as state-of-theart ships and environmentally friendly —
Complete Abrasive Blasting Systems, Inc. (CAB) of Kent, Wash., recently announced that the first portable manual air blast application of a skid-mounted steel grit recovery system f or field use has been delivered and is in service successfully.
INMARSAT, the international maritime satellite organization, has published a four-color folder containing a dozen fact sheets with detailed information on the services it provides worldwide. Established by international Convention on July 16, 1979,
Marine interior contractor James P. Colie & Associates has completed installation of its Internet Cafes for Royal Caribbean cruise vessels, the most recent on the Legend of the Seas, which was scheduled for a December 1, 1999 completion. Dubbed Royal Caribbean Online,
Chemical parcel barging is now being offered within the Port of New York, according to a recent announcement from Stolt-Nielsen Inc. of Greenwich, Conn., who will be the marketing agent for the new service on behalf of the owners, Maryland Marine, Inc.
Waterborne U.S.-foreign trade will increase by more than 130 percent, and the U.S.-flag merchant fleet is expected to more than double both its deadweight tonnage and percentage of market share in the last quarter of this century, a study commissioned by
Miss Freedom, a new 500-passenger Circle Line vessel that will inaugurate ferry service to Ellis Island from both Battery Park and Liberty State Park (Jersey City, N.J.) was christened recently at dockside ceremonies at the Circle Line Pier 83 in New York City.
A $10-million contract to convert the St. Lawrence Navigator from an oceangoing to a Great Lakes bulk carrier has been awarded to Port Weller Dry Docks by Upper Lakes Shipping Ltd. of Toronto, Canada. The work, to be known as Hull 66, will begin in August 1979,